Women could own property and could keep their wages only if they worked in a

Women could own property and could keep their wages

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Women could own property, and could keep their wages only if they worked in a shop Women could get divorced. Common women weaved textiles and used the wages from trade to feed their families. P olitical- State Building, Expansion, & Conflict Political Structures Forms of Governance Nations and Nationalism Revolts & Revolutions Regions, Transregional Structures & Organizations One of the first empires was the Achaemenid Empire. The Medes and the Persians had a considerable military power. In 558-530 BCE Cyrus ruled the Achaemenid Empire. He started a rebellion against his Median overlord. Brought all of Iran under his control. He then conquered Anatolia and Babylonian. He was then recognized as ruler of an empire instead of a regional king. Cyrus fell in 530 BCE while protecting his land. The empire continued to expand after Cyrus’s death. His son ruled after him, but then came the best Achaemenid emperor, Darius. Darius conquered until the Indus River, Thrace, Macedonia, and until the Black Sea. The empire depended on the balance between central initiative and local administration.
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